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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 2.6.18-mm2] acpi: add backlight support to the sony_acpi driver
    On Sun, Oct 01, 2006 at 07:39:08PM -0500, Matt Domsch wrote:
    > On Sun, Oct 01, 2006 at 05:19:12PM -0700, Andrew Morton wrote:
    > > umm, OK, but now how do I adjust my screen brightness? ;)
    > >
    > > I assume that cute userspace applications for controlling backlight
    > > brightness via the generic backlight driver either exist or are in
    > > progress? What is the status of that?
    >
    > For Dell laptops, the dellLcdBrightness app is included in the
    > libsmbios-bin package (http://linux.dell.com/libsmbios/main/ and
    > http://linux.dell.com/libsmbios/main/yum.html for the yum repo). It's
    > entirely userspace.

    Which is to say, if a system-agnostic userspace app exists, please
    advise, as we'd like to incorporate dellLcdBrightness functionality
    into it.

    Thanks,
    Matt

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    Matt Domsch
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    Dell Linux Solutions linux.dell.com & www.dell.com/linux
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